World’s largest star sapphire cluster drawing int’l attention

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Jul 30 2021
News World’s largest star sapphire cluster drawing int’l attention

BY KUMUDU UPUL SHANTHA 

Head of the National Gem and Jewellery Authority (NGJA), Thilak Weerasinghe, said they had received several calls from overseas to inquire about the world’s largest star sapphire cluster, which was found in a backyard in Kahawatta earlier this week. He said requests had been received from London, Ukraine and Russia and added that representatives from the New York Times and the BBC Sinhala Service had also made inquiries.

 

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Jul 30 2021

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